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Geocentrix Repute - Onshore pile design and analysis

4 x 4 pile group in firm to stiff clay

4 x 4 pile group embedded in firm to stiff clay, with an underlying rigid layer at 48m from ground level [1].

The piles are 24m long, 0.6m in diameter, and are spaced at 1.8m centre-to-centre, as shown below.


Results from Repute

The pile group settlement calculated by Repute is approximately 39 mm.

Comparison with benchmark

Tomlinson quotes the following results for pile group settlement, as obtained using other computer programs:

  • DEFPIG = 42 mm
  • PGROUP = 31 mm
  • Equivalent Raft Method = 30 mm

Comments

None

Reference

[1] Tomlinson, M. J. (1994). Pile design and construction practice (4th edition). E & FN Spon, London.

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